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Threshold Assessment Revision
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words or phrases which show time, place or manner.
Discourse markers -.
are used to link ideas together and to move a reader through the text, they can be adverbials (see above) but also words such as: however, although, firstly etc
Consistency in narrative voice -
making sure that the tone and voice sounds the same through consistent word choices (e.g. a child narrator would use different words to an adult.)
bringing something important to the reader's attention through emphasis/repetition etc. (e.g. in a mystery, the writer may wish to foreground a certain object which the reader can infer is the murder weapon...)
Using speech marks to show characters talking in prose.
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
A dominant or recurring image/idea in a text.
Unanswered questions/creation of mystery at the start of a story.
Comparing one thing to another using like or as.
Applying a word to something which it is not literally applicable to.
Correct use of speech demarcation: punctuation and line division.
Set of dots which denote missing information.
Subordinate clauses which provide additional information in a sentence, often positioned at the start of a sentence (fronted adverbials).
Once upon a time, sometime later etc.
Frequently, often etc.
Slowly, hesitantly etc.
In the village, in a land far away etc.
move forward in time - beginning, middle, end.
don't follow chronological order of events e.g. start at the end and go backwards or feature flashbacks/flash forwards.
story told from two (or more) different viewpoints.
describes sequence of events following traditional structure of exposition-rising action-climax-falling action-resolution
Beginning of text where elements of plot and character are introduced.
The most intense, important point - culmination of something...
An incident (often at the start) which starts the narrative.
Mental or emotional strain in a text.
Action building up to the climax.
Action showing resolution of climax.
The end of a text where events are resolved.
The deliberate "leaving out" of key information.
To make something the most prominent or important feature.
A literary technique in the opening of a story that "hooks" the reader's attention so that he or she will keep on reading
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